EXECUTIVE POSITIONS

In outlining commitments to undocumented immigrant students, some presidents avoid term 'sanctuary'

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University presidents articulate specific commitments to support undocumented immigrant students, but in many cases eschew the term -- “sanctuary campus” -- preferred by activists.

Leaders of Seven Sisters object to statement from key Trump aide

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Leaders of women’s colleges object to what Trump’s appointee as chief White House strategist had to say about their institutions and their alumnae.

Prominent figures in academe and higher ed groups speak out about election aftermath

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Lawrence Summers disavows term "political correctness"; Columbia president says Trump victory challenges "central idea of a university"; Jewish historians call for support for immigrants; and more.

College presidents call for continuation of Obama administration program protecting undocumented students

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Amid uncertainty over Trump presidency, college leaders sign on to a statement calling for the continuation of a program that has benefited undocumented college students.

110 college presidents issue letter to Trump urging him to speak out against harassment and hate

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More than 100 campus leaders urge Trump to take more forceful stand against "harassment, hate and acts of violence." UPDATE: More presidents sign on.

Implications of Trump's presidential victory for international and undocumented students

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Some fear Trump presidency could deter international students and put undocumented students at new risk.

Uncertain outlook under Trump and GOP Congress

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Donald Trump shockingly won the presidency as the GOP maintained its grip on Congress.

Book explores uses and abuses of data to measure science at the institutional and faculty levels

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Book offers critique of uses of big data to measure the output of professors and institutions, arguing that technique is equivalent to “The Emperor’s New Clothes.”

Community colleges examining low and stagnant enrollments

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Some educators see other factors besides a recovering economy as a reasons why their enrollments are low.

Liberty students criticize president for his ties to Donald Trump

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Students sharply criticize President Jerry Falwell Jr. for endorsement and continued support of Trump, saying they seek to "regain the integrity" of the university.

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